Hattiesburg vacation Bible school students raise $1,400 for clean water projects around world

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hundreds of students attending vacation Bible school at Hattiesburg's Temple Baptist Church this week are making sure that people around the world have clean water to drink.

The children have been bringing in donations for a Christian missionary program called, "Pure Water, Pure Love."

It's goal is to provide water filters for missionary families. It also helps with other clean water projects.

So far, the students have raised more than $1,400. They'll continue collecting money through Friday.